My personal values allows professional values to guide my practice in understanding program evaluations standards in agency programs. My personal values of integrity, respect, self determiniation, justice. my value of self-determination is to promote social justice and social change on behalf of the clients I will interact with in the future as a social worker. this value is important to me because this was one of the reasons that prompted me to pursue this career. Another important personal value that is related to social work and the NASW Code of Ethics is integrity.
Being reliable has been cemented in my DNA because it puts value in people and their time. Part of it has to do with dealing with people by hoping the reciprocity is shared and they can be dependable for me, just like I strive to be for
I agree with this statement because in order to lead, you need to build trust with people around you. When people believe in you, they know you are a good leader and will trust your decisions. People are essentially good at heart. I both disagree and agree that people are essentially good at heart. I think that this solely depends on how the person were raised and came to be in the world.
The therapeutic alliance is partnerships where both therapist and client are agree on shared goals and work together on tasks which conceivably will produce a positive result. This alliance is built on acceptance, empathy and trust. Other than completing education and professional training, personal characteristics also serve as an essential part to work with client. I believe that some of my personal characteristics are assisting me while some other parts of my personal characteristics also obstruct my ability to work effectively with client in a therapeutic relationship. Self-Awareness - I am aware of my own weaknesses and values so that I will not react defensively to what a client had disclosed to me.
This plan is a way to a get perfection in life and accomplish my goals. The aim of this Professional Development Plan is to establish a process of self-management and self-development. To develop myself, it is important to have an idea of my strengths and weaknesses and how can I convert my weaknesses to strengths. It also contains the opportunities that I have in me, I can take advantage of them, and if any change happens in the environment, how can I face this change and get adjustable to these changes. This personal development plan is the key to carry out my goals.
(2011) stated that relationship-based practice is important because it encourages a practitioner to act in the service user’s best interests by “holistically understanding the service user’s response to a certain situation.” This includes understanding their cultural backgrounds, needs and values so that their response is supported and understood. Wilson et al. (2011) suggests that relationship-based practice is important in a social work setting as it understands that human behaviour and the professional relationship is an essential component on any professional intervention. The relationship based practise emphases the importance of the ‘use of self’ in interventions as it contributes to a professional’s experiences (Ruch, et al., 2010). This is supported by the professional capabilities framework (PCF) domain one (Professionalism) as it states the importance of making skilled use of self as part of interventions that aim to help clients and being able to maintain awareness of own professional limitations and knowledge
Moral virtue can be defined as, “A dispositional trait of character that is morally valuable and reliably present” (Beauchamp and Childress, 31). Moral virtue is important in virtually every situation that we encounter in our everyday lives. For example, a person would be considered virtuous if they were consistently trustworthy in everyday situations. Trustworthiness is a trait that is generally considered to be morally valuable; however, the key to it being a virtue is that the person must possess that trait consistently. It is not enough for one to merely exhibit that trait once.
However, through Rackliffe’s story we see that support and courage is what it takes to be able to be accept yourself. Through both of these pieces we are reminded that it is important to accept our identity and reveal it when we feel ready. Whether the impacts of those around you are positive or negative, acceptance of our identities can allow us to lead better life’s. As Rackliffe said, instead of “fearing being accepted” turn it “into a roaring flame of
Core Values differ from one person to the next although, respect is universal. Respecting someone’s culture and/or heritage is key to any successful helping profession. While in the process or gaining trust and report with your client, it is crucial that you learn what demonstrates trust to them within their family and friends. Hearing what your client needs from you and trusting that they know their story best shows that you are listening and engaged, along with eye contact, verbal or visual confirmations that you are hearing them is also important. Being heard and feeling like your important can be more help than the actual help itself.
Principle of Self help 6. Principle of Self Awareness The foremost duty of the case worker to adopt it as one of his roles is to accept the client. The case worker must accept the client regardless of the client’s color, cast, creed, gender, problem etc. He must understand that the client has come to him for help thereby, the social case worker needs to give respect and dignity to his client no matter what the circumstances or the situation is on both ends of the individuals- the client and the social case worker. Participation is the key word in the problem-solving process.